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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000563319


Agency Bid No. Title: PC897

Received Date: 05/06/2016

Close Date: 06/06/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 05/13/2016 02:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino (HACSB) invites firms to submit their proposals for reviewing and updating local rental submarkets and subsequent Fair Market Rents within the County of San Bernardino for the Housing Choice Voucher program. The Housing Choice Voucher program is funded by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development and is regarded as one of the best opportunities for lower income families to obtain decent, safe, and affordable housing. HACSB's Housing Choice Voucher program provides housing choices to income eligible households in the private rental market. HACSB administers approximately 9,000 Housing Choice vouchers. Currently, HUD establishes "Fair Market Rents" (FMR) for several thousand local markets across the country. The FMR is the gross rental rate for modest housing and includes all essential utilities.FMRsarepublished f o r e f f i c i e n c y (studio), one-bedroom, two-bedroom, three- bedroom and four-bedroom units. The FMR currently established for HACSB is a HUD-estimated amount of rent that would be enough to pay for rent and all essential utilities in the 40th percentile of the rental housing units. (See Exhibit E: HUD FY2016 Fair Market Rents) The e s t a b l i s h e d F M R s a r e u s e d t o d e t e r m i n e t h e m a x i mum subsidy that the Housing Choice Voucher program can pay for a unit. HUD's methodology for establishing Fair Market Rents requires the analysis of a large enough s a m p l e s i z e t o e n s u r e , w i t h a 9 5 p e r c e n t p r o b a b i l i t y , t h e F M R s a r e w i t h i n 5 to 10 percent of what would be found if all rents were included. Survey samples must also be random and reflect housing units of different types, ages and geographic locations

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Product Codes: 91863, 94648

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: San Bernardino County Housing Authority

State: California

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Daniel Nackerman Procurement & Contracts Department, 715 E. Brier Drive, San Bernardino, California, 92408




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